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2018 best of year project finalists

Congratulations to the project finalists for this year's Best of Year awards!

Each finalist company will receive two complimentary tickets to the awards ceremony held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on November 30. If you are a finalist, follow directions in the email sent to the entry submitter to claim your tickets.

Download 2018 Best of Year Finalist seals here.

If you have not received an email notification, but you see your entry listed below please contact awards@interiordesign.net. To learn more about the event or to purchase additional tickets, please visit our event page here.


*Please note, categories may have been expanded, consolidated, changed or removed per editorial discretion


Category Project Name Firm Name
Architectural Installation/Pop Up Storefront Library Abruzzo Bodziak Architects
Architectural Installation/Pop Up Nomaad Living Giorgio Borruso Design
Architectural Installation/Pop Up The Diner Rockwell Group and 2x4
Architectural Installation/Pop Up Ghost Cabin SHED Architecture & Design
Architectural Installation/Pop Up Over/Under Kiosks Woods Bagot
Exhibition & Installation Unbuilding Walls Graft
Exhibition & Installation Light Theaters Madworkshop and Riccardo Blumer
Exhibition & Installation Constellation of Stargazing Tea Ceremony House Moriyuki Ochiai Architects
Exhibition & Installation Doppelgängers Tighe Architecture
Tradeshow Booths Pile Array CdEF Design Consultant Co.
Tradeshow Booths DockATot Ippolito Fleitz Group
Tradeshow Booths Jisushe 2017 Guangzhou Design Week Exhibition Hall Jisushe
Tradeshow Booths Twisting Kris Lin International Design
Beauty/Spa Salon Xia Clay Holden Architects
Beauty/Spa Crystalscape Moriyuki Ochiai Architects
Beauty/Spa Bürgenstock Hotels & Resort Alpine Spa MKV Design
Beauty/Spa Sangha by Octave Wellness Center Tsao & McKown Architects
Fitness Midtown Athletic Club and Hotel DMAC Architecture
Fitness G-Cubed Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Fitness Transformation Suzhou Thinker Interior Design Co.,Ltd.
Fitness Equinox Culver City Retail Design Collaborative
In partnership with SEGD: Branding & Graphics: Environmental Hudson River Trading Gensler
In partnership with SEGD: Branding & Graphics: Environmental Cal Poly Yakityutyu Housing Complex Media Objectives at Valerio Dewalt Train
In partnership with SEGD: Branding & Graphics: Environmental McDonalds Headquarters Environmental Graphics Studio O+A
In partnership with SEGD: Branding & Graphics: Environmental Wasserman Football Center, University of California, Los Angeles ZGF Architects
In partnership with SEGD: Branding & Graphics: Marketing and Branding Collateral CRCelebrates30 CetraRuddy Architecture and IF Studio
In partnership with SEGD: Branding & Graphics: Marketing and Branding Collateral Wicked Eats Gould Evans + Canary
In partnership with SEGD: Branding & Graphics: Marketing and Branding Collateral Tiziano and Gerhard Richter: Il Cielo sulla Terra Exhibition, Fondazione Palazzo Te Graph.x
In partnership with SEGD: Branding & Graphics: Marketing and Branding Collateral NeoCon 2018 Rebrand Maiarelli Studio
In partnership with SEGD: Branding & Graphics: Marketing and Branding Collateral Studio Allston Hotel Proportion Design and Dyer Brown
In partnership with SEGD: Branding & Graphics: Marketing and Branding Collateral Rosina, The Palazzo Las Vegas Simeone Deary Design Group
Budget Studio 1201 bDot Architecture
Budget Shoreline Hotel Waikiki BHDM Design
Budget Bookmarks Nonprofit Bookstore & Literary Arts Gathering Space Glenn Fulk Architect
Education: Higher Learning Center for Media and Design & KCRW Media Center, Santa Monica College Clive Wilkinson Architects
Education: Higher Learning Coastal Biology Building and Marine Sciences Campus, University of California, Santa Cruz EHDD
Education: Higher Learning Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus Student Commons, Niagara College Gow Hastings Architect
Education: Higher Learning San Joaquin Student Housing, University of California, Santa Barbara Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects
Education: Higher Learning Alumni Auditorium and Schaefer Awards Gallery, Columbia University Irving Medical Center MdeAS Architects
Education: Primary and High Schools Success Academy Charter School and Education Institute Biber Architects
Education: Primary and High Schools The World Academy, King Abdullah Economic City Innocad Architecture
Education: Primary and High Schools Athletic Center as Garden Pavilion Lehrer Architects
Education: Primary and High Schools Beaver Country Day School Research + Design Center NADAAA
Kid's Zone Nubo Chatswood PAL Design Group
Kid's Zone ORA - Nursery of the Future Roar
Kid's Zone Dream Land 3.0 Shanghai Depth Design Engineering
Kid's Zone Polycarbonate Neverland and Aranya Kid’s Restaurant Wutopia Lab
Green Edible Academy Cooper Robertson
Green Fulton West Gensler
Green The Spheres NBBJ
Green Tsingpu Yangzhou Retreat Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
Green Skyscraper (the Bruges Whale) StudioKCA
Entertainment Wuhan Panlong Plaza Yinxing Cinema One Plus Partnership Limited
Entertainment Shenzhen Cine Sky Cinema One Plus Partnership Limited
Entertainment Hayes Theater Rockwell Group
Entertainment Hangzhou Neobio Family Park X+Living
Institutional Costa Rica Convention Center Gensler
Institutional Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community Justice Center Gould Evans + Canary
Institutional Aaniin Community Centre and Library Perkins+Will
Institutional The Superior Court of California Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Transportation Harbour City Ocean Terminal Extension ARK Associates Limited
Transportation Gary Jet Center Partners by Design
Transportation Washington Park Tri-Met Station ZGF Architects
Greater Good Shelter Squared Madworkshop
Greater Good Acompanya'm Therapeutic Unit Rai Pinto Studio and Rubio Arauna Studio
Greater Good Chelsea District Health Center Stephen Yablon Architecture
Greater Good The Alice at Goodman Theatre Wheeler Kearns Architects
Public Space The Bentway Public Work
Public Space Empire Stores Studio V Architecture, S9 Architecture and Perkins Eastman
Public Space China Railway Qingdao World Expo City Conference Center Tengyuan Design
Library Jurong Library, Jinke Branch Beijing Fenghemuchen Space Design
Library DC Public Library, West End Branch Core Architecture + Design and TEN Arquitectos
Library Kikuchi City Central Library Nomura
Library CRLand Archive Library Studio Link-Arc
Small Museum/Art Gallery National Museum of Ceramics Princessehof i29 interior architects
Small Museum/Art Gallery History Museum Graz Innocad Architecture
Small Museum/Art Gallery R & Company Gallery wHY
Large Museum/Art Gallery LEGO House Bjarke Ingels Group
Large Museum/Art Gallery Gateway Arch Museum Cooper Robertson, James Carpenter Design Associates and Trivers Associates
Large Museum/Art Gallery Song Art Museum Vermilion Zhou Design Group
Outdoor North Forest Trail Biological Pavilion, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art El Dorado
Outdoor 85 Broad Street FXCollaborative
Outdoor One Park Taipei Yuan Lih Construction Company
Outdoor Lotus Square Art Center Shenzhen DaE Interior Design Co.,Ltd
Outdoor North Beach Park Tighe Architecture
Healthcare Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center EwingCole
Healthcare Cooperman Family Pavilion Francis Cauffman
Healthcare NewYork-Presbyterian David H. Koch Center HOK and Ballinger
Healthcare SickKids WAV PlayPark Stantec
Health & Wellness Beckoning Path BarlisWedlick Architects
Health & Wellness NYDG Integral Health & Wellness Brandon Haw Architecture
Health & Wellness NewYork-Presbyterian Integrative Health and Wellbeing HOK
Health & Wellness Baylor Sports Therapy & Research at the Star Perkins+Will
Small Resort Umari Casa Tremblant 2pirdesign
Small Resort Poly Gold Ting Harbour Villa Resort Hotel C&C Design Design Co.
Small Resort Sacromonte Landscape Hotel MAPA Architects
Small Resort Manshausen 2.0 Stinessen Arkitektur
Large Resort Olea All Suite Hotel BLOCK722 Architects+
Large Resort Six Senses Kaplankaya Clodagh Design
Large Resort Mist Hot Spring Hotel Department of Architecture Co.
Large Resort Four Seasons Papagayo Meyer Davis
Urban Chain Hotel Waldorf Astoria Chengdu Champalimaud
Urban Chain Hotel HY 36 Crown Plaza K&Co and Stonehill Taylor
Urban Chain Hotel W Hotel Suzhou Rockwell Group
Urban Chain Hotel Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya Yabu Pushelberg
Urban Boutique Hotel Hôtel Monville ACDF Architecture
Urban Boutique Hotel La Peer Hotel Gulla Jonsdottir Architecture + Design
Urban Boutique Hotel Hotel Kabuki MARKZEFF
Urban Boutique Hotel Sukhothai Shanghai Hotel Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
Hotel Renovation 21c Museum Hotel Kansas City Deborah Berke Partners and Hufft
Hotel Renovation The LINE Hotel INC Architecture & Design
Hotel Renovation Gran Hotel Inglés Rockwell Group
Hotel Renovation Freehand New York Roman & Williams
Bar/Lounge/Social Club The Flow of Ecstatic Daosheng Design
Bar/Lounge/Social Club Bar Auditorio Esrawe Studio
Bar/Lounge/Social Club The Collective Gensler
Bar/Lounge/Social Club Balance Patch Video Gaming Cafe Merge Architects and Ibañez Kim
Bar/Lounge/Social Club Camden Cocktail Lounge Studio Munge
Coffee/ Tea Heytea DP3 Hills Beyond AAN Architects
Coffee/ Tea Tea Mixture Bar DPD Consultant
Coffee/ Tea Hey Tea Leaping Creative
Coffee/ Tea Sky Tea House DC Design
Counter Service Spoonfed Bureau of Architecture and Design
Counter Service Bread Cadena+Asociados Concept Design
Counter Service San Luis Gastronomic Market Martin Lejarraga Architecture Office
Counter Service Naim The Stella Collective
Casual Dining Taquería El Califa Esrawe Studio
Casual Dining Restaurant Birch DA Architecture Bureau
Casual Dining HeSheEat Max Lam Designs
Casual Dining Constantine Studio Munge
Fine Dining Fucina Restaurant Andy Martin Architecture
Fine Dining DaDong George Wong Design
Fine Dining Ta-ke Steve Leung Design Group and Kengo Kuma and Associates
Fine Dining Noma 2.0 Studio David Thulstrup and Bjarke Ingels Group
Fine Dining Arbor Yabu Pushelberg
Hotel Dining Somerset AvroKO
Hotel Dining Restaurant at Hyatt Place Hotel Sanya BLVD International
Hotel Dining Alain Ducasse at Morpheus Jouin Manku
Hotel Dining Lago by Julian Serrano Studio Munge
Hotel Dining Voyages by Alain Ducasse Jouin Manku
Commercial Lobby and Amenity Space 121 Seaport CBT
Commercial Lobby and Amenity Space 1407 Broadway Fogarty Finger Architecture
Commercial Lobby and Amenity Space 70 Hudson Studios Architecture
Commercial Lobby and Amenity Space MassMutual Tower Podium Refurbishment PDP London and Atelier Ikebuchi
Extra Large Office Latham & Watkins Gensler
Extra Large Office Vans Headquarters Rapt Studio
Extra Large Office Regional Council Île-de-France Saguez & Partners
Extra Large Office McDonald's Headquarters Studio O+A and IA Interior Architects
Large Tech Office Valve Headquarters Clive Wilkinson Architects
Large Tech Office NVIDIA Headquarters Gensler
Large Tech Office Slack Headquarters Studio O+A
Large Tech Office Tech Client Office Expansion Utile Architecture & Planning and Merge Architects
Large Office Mercedes-Benz USA Gensler
Large Office 21st Century Fox Gensler
Large Office AEB Headquarters Ippolito Fleitz Group
Large Office Espace CDPQ Lemay
Large Office Associated Press TPG Architecture
Mid-Size Corporate Office Private Office CannonDesign and Alivisi Kirimoto
Mid-Size Corporate Office Area 2071 Bjarke Ingels Group
Mid-Size Corporate Office Kaiser Family Foundation Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Mid-Size Corporate Office Tommy Hilfiger NY Headquarters ENV
Mid-Size Corporate Office FTI Consulting Gensler
Mid-Size Real Estate and Construction Office C&P Corporate Headquarters Innocad Architecture
Mid-Size Real Estate and Construction Office Shanghai Baoye Center LYCS Architecture
Mid-Size Real Estate and Construction Office Skender Chicago office Perkins+Will
Mid-Size Real Estate and Construction Office Sterling Bay Perkins+Will
Mid-Size Tech Office Field Nation Studio BV
Mid-Size Tech Office Mafengwo Office Space Design SYN Architects
Mid-Size Tech Office GitHub Rapt Studio
Mid-Size Tech Office Expensify Portland Office ZGF Architects
Small Corporate Office Basix Headquarters Axelrod Design
Small Corporate Office Minimalism Flow, Meijing Group G-Art Design International
Small Corporate Office Confidential Investment Firm Gensler
Small Corporate Office Logistic Republic Automation Warehouse JC Architecture
Small Office Collision Lab at Cornell Tech WRNS Studio
Small Office DayOne Legal & Technology Building Ideal Design & Construction
Small Office Jiaxing Tkstyle Office Jacky.W Design
Small Office Sonic Union RAW-NYC Architects
Small Office Edelman Dubai Roar
Co-working Space The Wing Dumbo Alda Ly Architecture and Chiara de Rege Interiors
Co-working Space The Grid Tenant Improvement Corgan
Co-working Space U-Space Crox
Co-working Space Assemblage Meyer Davis
Firm's Own Office A+I Office A+I
Firm's Own Office AD Architecture Office AD Architecture
Firm's Own Office Cadena Concept Design Headquarters Cadena+Asociados Concept Design
Firm's Own Office Main + Hollister Belzberg Architects
Firm's Own Office Gary Lee Partners Office Gary Lee Partners
Office Renovation Hill Office Andrew Franz Architect
Office Renovation Fitzco, Momentum, Weber Shandwick Gensler
Office Renovation New York Stock Exchange Rottet Studio and Studios Architecture
Office Renovation 777 Aviation Renovation Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Corporate Office Cafeteria NCR Headquarters Gensler and HKS Architects
Corporate Office Cafeteria One Legacy West’s Stir Perkins+Will
Corporate Office Cafeteria 4 Times Square Studios Architecture
Corporate Office Cafeteria McDonald's Headquarters Cafe Studio O+A and IA Interior Architects
Residential Lobby & Amenity Space One Hudson Yards Andre Kikoski Architect
Residential Lobby & Amenity Space From Winter to Spring Clubhouse Shanghai Hip-Pop Design Team
Residential Lobby & Amenity Space Eagle Warehouse Amenity Space Slade Architecture
Residential Lobby & Amenity Space 88 & 90 Lex Workshop/APD
Large Apartment Four51 Penthouse Hacin + Associates
Large Apartment Art Gallery Residence Leroy Street Studio
Large Apartment Faena Residence SheltonMindel
Large Apartment Union Square Penthouse TBD Architecture & Design Studio
Mid-Size Apartment 18th Street Triplex INC Architecture & Design
Mid-Size Apartment Bond Street Residence Mark Zeff
Mid-Size Apartment Private Residence Shamir Shah Design
Mid-Size Apartment Central Park Duplex Workshop/APD and GJSK Design
Small Apartment The Bauhaus Loft Axelrod Design
Small Apartment DC Residence Dirk Denison Architects
Small Apartment The Zentuary Max Lam Designs
Small Apartment Kangping Road Apartment Towodesign
Multi-Unit Housing San Vicente Lorcan O'Heriihy Architects
Multi-Unit Housing The Azure ODA New York
Multi-Unit Housing Buildings O+M Kennerly Architecture & Planning and Pfau Long Architecture
Multi-Unit Housing Residences at Prince Street Marvel Architects
Urban House Boston House Steven Harris Architects
Urban House Cloud Villa Atelier Zerebecky and Kos Architects
Urban House Natoma MAK Studio
Urban House A White House RIGI Design
Urban House Chelsea Triplex De-spec
Beach House Acton Cove Bates Masi + Architects
Beach House Red Creek Road Residence Marvel Architects
Beach House Lagoon House CCS Architecture
Beach House House On The Bluff Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects
Country House Winged Retreat Aidlin Darling Design
Country House Sag Harbor Residence Janson Goldstein
Country House Thousand Oaks Residence NicoleHollis and Rios Clementi Hale Studios
Country House Art Barn Rowland+Broughton Architecture and Atelier AM
Residential Restoration Layering Courtyard Archstudio
Residential Restoration Beverly Hills Residence Janson Goldstein
Residential Restoration Wabaunsee County Homestead El Dorado
Residential Restoration Carriage House Workstead
Kitchen & Bath Darling Point Alexander & Co.
Kitchen & Bath Teaberry Cary Bernstein Architect
Kitchen & Bath Moncur Church Hancock Architects
Kitchen & Bath Modern Spanish Residence Standard Architecture
Residential Sales Gallery Vanke Golden Mileage Sales Center C&C Design Company
Residential Sales Gallery The XI Sales Gallery Gabellini Sheppard Associates
Residential Sales Gallery Homeland Karv One Design
Residential Sales Gallery Light Waterfall Kris Lin International
Residential Sales Gallery Agile Golden Bay PAL Design Group
Large Retail Calvin Klein Showroom Architecture Research Office
Large Retail Landmark - Filinvest Hugh A. Boyd Architects
Large Retail Parly 2 Saguez & Partners
Large Retail Ganahl Lumber South Bay Withee Malcolm Architects
Mid-Size Retail WADA Sports Flagship Store Matsuya Art Works and KTX archiLAB
Mid-Size Retail HK Chow Thai Fook Yoho Mall Experience Shop One Plus Partnership Limited
Mid-Size Retail Bulgari Peter Marino Architect
Mid-Size Retail Optimo Hat Company Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Small Retail Khromis A Work of Substance
Small Retail Headfoneshop Batay-Csorba Architects
Small Retail Eames NW Best Practice Architecture
Small Retail Carnabys Bespoke Jewellery Johnson Chou
Small Retail Valextra Flagship Store Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
Showroom Knoll Los Angeles Architecture Research Office and Wirt Design Group
Showroom Daikin Showroom Max Lam Designs
Showroom Steelcase WorkLife and WorkCafe Chicago Shimoda Design Group
Showroom Stickbulb Studio/Showroom RUX Studios
Showroom LaCanTouch Design & Decoration Gallery Vermilion Zhou Design Group
Kitchen & Bath Showroom AFNY Project6 Desai Chia Architecture
Kitchen & Bath Showroom House of Rohl Showroom Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
Kitchen & Bath Showroom Fantini Showroom Lissoni Architettura
Kitchen & Bath Showroom Moen Showroom Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
On the Boards: Commercial Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center Elliott + Associates Architects
On the Boards: Commercial West End HLW International
On the Boards: Commercial Rūh Landscape Hotel MAPA Architects
On the Boards: Commercial Lichen Park + Associates Pte Ltd
On the Boards: Residential ARO CetraRuddy Architecture
On the Boards: Residential Summit Horizon Neighborhood MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects
On the Boards: Residential The Box House Messana O'Rorke
On the Boards: Residential 150 Central Park South SPAN Architecture
Shining Moment Parq ACDF Architecture and Architecture49
Shining Moment Facade Reconstruction of Qingdao Fashion Center Atelier Alter
Shining Moment Profiles Belzberg Architects
Shining Moment Pier 17 L'Observatoire International and SHOP Architects


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